Cows each have their own personalities.
A cow gives approx. 8 gals per day or enough for over 100 people to have a glass of milk every day!
A cow must have a calf once a year to continue milking.
A newborn Holstein calf weighs about 100 pounds and can walk within one hour after birth!
Cows are vegetarians.
A cows diet consists of fresh green grass, hay, grain and corn silage.
A cow eats approx. 118 lbs. per day.
A cow digests its food with the help of it's four stomachs.
Cows get drunk when they eat a lot of apples and are not good milk producers when they are drunk.
A cow drinks approx. 1 bathtub full of water per day.
When a Holstein cow is milking, she weighs between 1,100 and 1,500 pounds.
A Holstein's spots are like a fingerprint or a snowflake. No two cows have exactly the same pattern of spots.
Cows have a total of 32 teeth only on the bottom.
A cow will produce milk for about 6 years.
Cows are milked by machine and need to be milked twice a day, every day. No days off and no vacations.
The Secret Life Of Cows